I’ve been away again. But the best kind of away. I put on one of my favourite hats to do my job as a Botanical Tour Guide for Botanica World Discoveries. I hosted a bus load of garden tourists across New Zealand over two back-to-back tours. Firstly, it was the NZ Taranaki Garden Spectacular and Private Gardens Tour followed by the NZ Private Gardens and … Continue reading I’ve been away again.
Mid winter is a fabulous time for a gardener to take a break and to be honest I really felt like I needed one after a long slog in a not so desirable growing season. So the family and I took off for 15 wonderful days cruising about in the South Pacific. It was indeed a tropical treat and we met so many lovely new … Continue reading South Pacific Interlude
It is a bit of a shock to wake up a little discombobulated and look out the window and see snow falling. It took me a moment to figure out where I was, then the long 36 hour Monday flashed before my eyes. After a frantic week in the garden, making sure everything was in order and easy care so Hubby the Un-Gardener can look … Continue reading Season Swap.
I think I can start counting the time to my trip to the Garden Bloggers Conference now in hours. 4am Monday morning isn’t that far away. I am getting really excited, but also nervous. I have completed all my official work – article deadlines, pitches, visits, paying bills, meetings and organising kids. Many of these task were completed in advance, which for me is quite … Continue reading Hubby the Un-Gardener’s Honey Do List.